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EXPLORE NORTHEASTERN

Research Centers


The following Research Centers are led by faculty in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

The Puerto Rico Testsite for Exploring Contamination Threats (PROTECT)

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A $23M program funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH) through the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Research Program that is reducing exposure to environmental contamination and reducing the preterm birth rate in Puerto Rico and beyond.

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Center for Research on Early Childhood Exposure and Development (CRECE)

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The Center for Research on Early Childhood Exposure and Development (CRECE, Spanish for “grow”) in Puerto Rico studies how mixtures of environmental exposures and other factors affect the health and development of infants and children living in the heavily-contaminated island of Puerto Rico – an underserved, highly-exposed, and low-income population with significant health disparities.

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Affiliated Centers and Programs at Northeastern University